Cherai in the Monsoon

Cherai is a coastal area north of Kochi in Ernakulam, Kerala*. It sits on a barrier island called Vypin Island. We found ourselves in this seaside town in August and spent a day enjoying its environs drenched in the Monsoon rains. Monsoon in Kerala is not quite the tourist season.… Read>>

Catching the light: Over Monterey Bay

Catching some late-evening sunlight at Monterey Bay, California. Linking to NatureFootprint Meme: Catching the light. You might also want to click on: A whale-watching adventure on Monterey Bay *** For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on Facebook.  Come, Trip with us. 😉  You may also like… Read>>

Catching the light: The Road to Ardenwood Farm

The road to Ardenwood Historical Farm in Fremont, California. Read about:  Ardenwood Farm — A historic farm thriving in Silicon Valley For pictures from the road, Like/Follow Tipsy From The Trip on Facebook.  Come, Trip with us. 😉  Linking post to NatureFootstep Meme —  Catching the light You may also like — Monday Mural |… Read>>

Spotted: Circumhorizontal Arc (?)

I had never seen anything like this; at least not until a few months ago. We were driving back to Portland,OR from the Tillamook area, when I spotted this fascinating natural phenomenon in the eastern sky. I would have called this colourful thing in the sky ‘a rainbow of some… Read>>

OurWorld: Greek and Roman touch to San Francisco

  Palace of Fine Arts in San Francisco. That is what this exquisite piece of art is called. This structure, which takes inspiration from Greek and Roman architecture was originally built for the Panama-Pacific Exposition in 1915. It continues to give San Francisco a Greek and Roman touch.  Today, the… Read>>